Billings Anniversary Planned



BILLINGS — The Billings Wheat Country Festival will celebrate its 30th Anniversary on Saturday, October 13. The idea for the annual Festival was first conceived in 1987 by Duane Polavik, Vice-President of the First National Bank and Trust Company – Billings. In 1988, Polavik enlisted Ginger Evans Henson, LuAnn Ryerson, and Pat Bellmon to plan and organize the first Festival […]

Area Calendar 2018-08-22



Every Day Principles Before Personalities, Narcotics Anonymous, 7 p.m., Harmony House upstairs (use south entrance by parking lot). Twice a Month Friday or Saturday Christian Singles Group meets twice a month, for more information on time and place, call 763-5945 or 762-1295. Every Sunday Flea Market At VFW, 6 a.m.-2 p.m., VFW Post, 3001 East Prospect, Ponca City, Vendor Spaces […]

$2 Billion Agreement Signed



HOUSTON — ConocoPhillips (NYSE: COP) announced that it has entered into a settlement agreement with Petróleos de Venezuela, S.A. (PDVSA), the Venezuel… Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article. Username Password Remember Me     Forgot Password

Aretha, Elvis, Bela, Babe Died On Aug. 16



By DAVID MILLER News Sports Writer Last Thursday when the great Aretha Franklin passed away, it was noted that it was on the same day, Aug. 16, that Elvis Presley died in 1977. The Associated Press moved a story that day about it being the 70th anniversary of the passing of baseball immortal Babe Ruth. That same day I read […]

Ponca Tribe’s 142nd Annual Celebration Set For Aug. 23-26



WHITE EAGLE — White Eagle Park, home of the original World Fancy Dance Championship and the modern intertribal powwow, will be filled with hundreds of campers, dancers and tourists from across the country as the 142nd annual Ponca Celebration and Powwow begins its four-day run on Thursday, August 23 at White Eagle Park south of Ponca City. White Eagle Park […]

LexiCon: FAN-tastic Fun At Stillwater Pop Culture Con



STILLWATER — LexiCon, the Stillwater Public Library’s annual mini comic convention, a festival for fans of comic books, science fiction, gaming, anime, and all sorts of pop culture, takes place Saturday, Aug. 25, from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. The organizers have expanded LexiCon with several new activities and larger facilities. “As we have more and more attendees at LexiCon, we have […]

Schoon Appointed Interim Vice President of Cowley



ARKANSAS CITY — With Harold Arnett’s last day at Cowley College approaching in early September, Natural Science Department Chair Dr. Michelle Schoon has been appointed to the position of interim vice president of academic affairs. Schoon will begin working alongside Arnett and will soon assume decision-making and leadership responsibilities for Academic Affairs. “I had the opportunity to know Dr. Arnett […]

Cowley’s Golden Tigers to Hold Fall Enrollment



ARKANSAS CITY — The Cowley College Golden Tigers, a popular program for men and women age 50 and over, will hold its fall enrollment from 1-3 p.m. Thursday, August 23 in the Earle N. Wright Community Room inside the Brown Center on the main campus in Arkansas City. There is a $5 registration fee per person for the semester, and […]

Record Breaking Freshmen Class Enters Southwestern



WINFIELD — A record breaking freshmen class has moved into their residence halls at Southwestern College. Southwestern College President Brad Andrews reports that as of last week, 194 freshmen had moved onto campus, representing the largest freshmen class in the 133 year history of the college. The first, second, and fourth largest freshmen classes have enrolled at Southwestern in the […]

Area Arts & Humanities Offers Donation to NOC



TONKAWA — The Tonkawa Area Arts & Humanities Council presented a $1,000 donation to the Northern Oklahoma College Foundation on Monday for art scholarships. This will be the third year the council has offered two $250 scholarships per semester to students majoring in artistic areas. Last year’s recipients John Swanson of Ponca City and Trenton Claybaker of Blackwell have been […]


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